Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

The Registered Nurse in the Ambulatory Care setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills. May lead interdisciplinary case conferences in outpatient special care centers.

Principal Accountabilities

Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community.

Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Growth-Actively manages patient/family plan of care to achieve optimal health goals for patient/family.

People-Coordinates the activities of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards ofExcellence promoting a positive work environment.

Quality- Provides optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets

national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome.

Service - Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best

patient/family experience.


Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:

  • Current licensure California RN or Interim Permitee
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BLS -Health Care Provider
  • CDE required for Children's Outpatient Services/PENS Clinic. 
  • CCS paneling preferredfor outpatient services; required within 6 months. 
  • For Trauma: Current certification of BLS, IV Therapy, ACLS, andTNCC required.
  • Bachelors degree preferred


Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills and effective English written and communication skills. Knowledge of population-specific learning principles relative to patient teaching. For Trauma: In-depth knowledge ofnursing process in assessment of physical and psychosocial needs of trauma patients through understanding of thepathophysiology of multi-system traumatic injuries, associated nursing diagnoses, and appropriate treatmentmodalities.


For Pediatrics: 2 yrs Clinical experience of which 1 year is in Pediatrics is required for CCS Paneling. Priorexperience working in discharge planning and/or outpatient setting. 

For Trauma:Emergency or critical-careexperience. Outpatient or clinic experience to include knowledge and use of available resources and systems.


Independently practices and prioritize multiple demands in a ever-changing environment. Good interpersonal,communication (both oral and written) and teamwork skills is required.

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - Central
Employee Status: Limited Term
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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Sacramento, California

Sutter Health is more than 60,000 people strong thanks to its integrated network of clinicians, employees and volunteers. Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., Sutter Health provides access to high quality, affordable care for more than 3 million Northern Californians through its network of hospitals, medical foundations, urgent and walk-in care centers, home health and hospice services. Nearly 14,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians care for Sutter patients. For more information about the Sutter Health network visit: | | |

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